Funding Circle has perhaps started 2017 in a better way than most. The London-based lending platform that connects small businesses with investors has raised $100m (£82m) in equity investment.
IZettle, Square's European rival, has raised €60m ($63.4m) in new funding and has also appointed a new CFO, Maria Hedengren.
Moneybox, the smartphone app aimed at getting millennials investing, has launched its service for Android phones, which can be downloaded on Google's Play Store.
PayPal has partnered with Citigroup to make paying using mobile phones easier. As part of the deal, Citi will become the first bank to have its cards tokenised for in-store purchases using PayPal.
Christmas is a time for family, friends, love and Christmas TV, and new research shows that one more thing that people do during Christmas is...Christmas shopping.
For al the joys of giving your loved ones gifts, the process of buying said gifts is a source of much stress, according to new research from Barclaycard. The card issuer found three quarters (72%) of the British population get stressed while Christmas shopping.
In this guest post, Anthony Walton, CEO of Iliad Solutions, explores how businesses and regulators can increase the safety and efficiency of transactions, and introduce technological advances into the system.
Six seconds is all it takes for fraudsters to hack Visa credit or debit card security, a new research study from Newcastle University has claimed.
Online payment methods will be subject to two new security safeguards by 2020.
Nearly half of UK online shoppers abandon online baskets at checkout if preferred payment method not offered
New research from e-payment specialist PPRO group has found that a third of consumers (31%) criticise merchants for not offering their preferred payment methods while just under half of consumers (47%) actually abandon their online shopping baskets and go shop elsewhere as a result.